Sites and Resources Redux


I know I have not been updating this blog as often as I should but hectic travel and work schedule has gotten in my way and now I am leaving for vacation for Peru for 1 week. Over the past few weeks, I have been gathering interesting articles and new sites to share, so while I am away, here are some interesting reads and to do's: My new "MUST READ EVERY DAY" is Mobile Marketer's daily email with articles about what people are doing with mobile.

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Our EveryAction Hero: World Central Kitchen


Last year disaster relief once again became the main focus of our organization as we activated and served over 4 million meals in Peru, Houston, Puerto Rico, and California. So as much as I'm proud of our ability to mobilize quickly and activate in relief situations, I'm equally as proud of ways we've been able to change the conversation around what development looks like and creating empowerment solutions that make sense for the communities we're working in.

Kiva's Bold Move


I had been hearing rumors about this, but while I was on vacation in Peru, Kiva , a nonprofit organizations that works thru combining microloans, and in my opinion, is an organization that is truly tuned into how a web/mobile driven audience wants to interact with it's charitable giving, announced the launch of a pilot project to allow donors to loan to entrepreneurs in the U.S.

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